STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) – Starkville has opened a shelter for families whose homes are destroyed by fire.
The Starkville Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/2cUGCBj ) that families will be able to spend three to five days in the two-bedroom house donated by the Starkville Housing Authority.
It was renovated and furnished by volunteer groups, the Starkville Fire Department and Lowe’s Home Improvement employees.
Fire officials tell WCBI-TV (http://bit.ly/2cZsWUz ) that they’ve talked with Lowe’s about the possibility of more shelters.